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Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa

A perfect winter weekend at the classy spa hotels of Lugano

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Every winter, Switzerland reminds me that not all shades of grey are exciting. I always go to Ticino when I need a break from my daily routine...
Brissago Islands in Switzerland

Our visitor's guide to the Brissago Islands in Ticino

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The lowest altitude in Switzerland is also one of the most tropical places. At just 193.5 meters above sea level, the Brissago Islands in Ticino...
Sentiero del Castagno - Ticino Chestnut Hike

Sentiero del Castagno is the iconic chestnut path of Ticino

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The air is crisp and the November fog has settled over Switzerland's cities. In the south, the Sentiero del Castagno trail is awaiting chestnut lovers...
Corippo in Valle Verzasca, Switzerland

Tiny Corippo to become Switzerland's first scattered hotel

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"CORIPPO - POPULATION 12." This welcome sign might as well be posted at the entrance of this tiny hemlet in Switzerland. Tucked away on the lush...

Events

Locarno Camelie Festival

The annual Camelie Flower Festival in Locarno

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Feel the flower power and see over 950 different types of the exquisite Camelie flower. This March in Locarno, they will be...
Safari del Gusto 2018

Gourmet Safari at the Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona (Safari del Gusto)

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Ticino with its lush valleys and majestic lakes brings about an abundance of culinary treasures. The Hotel Eden Roc Ascona is hosting the Safari del Gusto...
Strawberry Festival Locarno

The annual Strawberry Festival in Locarno

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Strawberry gelato, pies and pastries: At the Strawberry Festival in Locarno, you will find all of these and more! Dances and even the election of Miss...
Ascona Jazz Night

Ascona Jazz Night

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For one night only, the charming town of Ascona will turn into a metropolis of live music. There will be vibes of Chicago, Nashville or New Orleans in the air.
Street Performer Festival Ascona

International Street Performer Festival in Ascona

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Expect the unexpected at the street performer festival in Ascona this spring! From mimes to dancers, and from saxophone players to jugglers...